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Profile of registrant

Family Online Safety Institute

Identification number in the register: 13644439020-84
Registration date: 21/06/12 16:59:58

The information on this organisation was last modified on 03/06/14 16:37:08
The date of the last annual update was 03/06/14 16:37:08

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: Family Online Safety Institute
Acronym: FOSI
Legal status: English Company Limited by Guarantee and Registered UK Charity
Website address:


Section: III - Non-governmental organisations
and more precisely: Non-governmental organisations, platforms and networks and similar

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mr  Stephen Balkam
Position: CEO

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mr  David Miles
Position: Director, Europe

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 400 7th Street, NW Suite 306
Washington, DC 20004
Telephone number: (+1) 2027750158
Fax number: (+) 
Other contact information: UK Office

3rd Floor
167 Fleet Street
London EC4A 2EA
United Kingdom

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: The Family Online Safety Institute (FOSI) is an international, non-profit membership organization working to develop a safer Internet by identifying and promoting best practices, tools and methods that also respect free speech. We do this by shaping public policy, highlighting new technologies, promoting education and convening special events. FOSI is a trusted convener, bringing together Internet safety advocates from a variety of sectors, including global corporations, government, non-profits, academia and the media, to discuss the current pulse of online safety and develop new solutions to keep children safe in our Web 2.0 world.
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • global

Number of persons engaged in activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register

Number of persons: 3
Complementary information:

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

No accredited persons


Main EU initiatives covered the year before by activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register:

Internet Safety

Fields of interest for e-mail alerts on consultations and roadmaps;

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Audiovisual and Media
  • Information Society
  • Justice and Fundamental Rights
  • Youth


Total number of members that are natural persons: 0
Number of member organisations: 23
Member organisations (Number of members) :
  • AOL (1 members)
  • AT&T (1 members)
  • BAE Systems Detica (1 members)
  • BT Retail (1 members)
  • Comcast (1 members)
  • Disney (1 members)
  • Entertainment Software Association (1 members)
  • Facebook (1 members)
  • France Telecom (1 members)
  • Google (1 members)
  • GSM Association (1 members)
  • Microsoft (1 members)
  • Motion Picture Association of America (1 members)
  • National Cable & Telecommunications Association (1 members)
  • Nominum (1 members)
  • Sprint (1 members)
  • Symantec (1 members)
  • Time Warner Cable (1 members)
  • Telecom Italia (1 members)
  • Twitter (1 members)
  • The Wireless Foundation (1 members)
  • Verizon (1 members)
  • Yahoo! (1 members)
The organisation has members/is represented in the following country(countries):

Complementary information:


Information on (i) organisation's membership of any associations/federations/confederations or (ii) relationships to other bodies in formal or informal networks.

Financial data

Financial year: 01/2013 - 12/2013
Total budget: 1,122,309
of which public financing:
- from European sources:
- Procurement:
- Grants:
- from national sources:
- from local/regional sources:
from other sources: 1,122,309
- donations: 183,444
- contributions from members: 603,525
Events : 335,340
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: < 50000  €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.